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DEPARTMENT: Veterinary Parasitology

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Dr.Bindu  Lakshmanan Dr.Bindu Lakshmanan
Designation: - Associate Professor
Address: - Achutham, Pattalakkunnu, Mannuthy, Thrissur-680651
Mobile No: - 9447486722
Email ID: - bindul@kvasu.ac.in

Educational Qualifications

BVSc &AH, MVSc, PhD

 

Area of Research

Title : Development of field level immunodiagnostics for Intestinal Schistososmosis (PI)

  • Outlay :Rs 2,75,000/-
  • Funding Agency: Animal Husbandry Department, Government of Kerala
  • Duration : Two years

Title : Investigations on the role of dogs in the transmission of Brugian filariosis to humans and molecular epidemiology of filarial infections (Co PI)

  • Outlay : Rs.7,04,000
  • Funding Agency: Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment. Government of Kerala
  • Duration :Three years

Title : Molecular detection of haemoparasitic and haemorickettsial diseases of northern Kerala (Co PI)

  • Outlay :Rs 98,000/-
  • Funding Agency: Animal Husbandry Department, Government of Kerala
  • Duration : Two years

Title : Role of anthelmintics in enhancing milk production in dairy cattle (Co PI)

  • Outlay :Rs 1,98,000/-
  • Funding Agency: Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA), Government of Kerala
  • Duration : Two years

Title : Evaluation of ethno-botanicals for ectoparasite control in domestic animals (Co PI)

  • Outlay : Rs 3,30,000/-
  • Funding Agency: Animal Husbandry Department. Government of Kerala
  • Duration : Three years

Title : Development of molecular diagnostic kit for Schistosoma spindale infection in dairy cattle (PI)

  • Total outlay: Rupees 5,00,000
  • Funding Agency : Govt of Kerala State Plan project.
  • Duration: 2013-14

Title : Development of Multiplex PCR for simultaneous detection of canine haemoparasites (PI)

  • Total Outlay 8.00 Lakhs
  • Funding Agency : Govt of Kerala State Plan project
  • Duration : 2015-16.

Title Molecular detection of piroplasms and rickettsiales in goats of Kerala.(PI)

  • Total Outlay 5.00 Lakhs
  • Funding Agency : Govt of Kerala State Plan project
  • Duration :2016-17
     

 

Work Experience

  • VETERINARY SURGEON IN AHD (JAN, 2001 - JULY, 2005)
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (JULY, 2005 - SEPT, 2018)
  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (SEPT, 2018- CONTINUING)
     

 

Awards

  • KAU Merit Scholarship for B.V.Sc & A.H.
  • Second rank holder for B.V.Sc & A.H.
  • ICAR-Junior Research Fellowship for M.V.Sc.
  • Gold medal & G. Ramanujari memorial Prize from TANUVAS for the best M.V.Sc Student in Parasitology.
  • Gold medal & Rao sahib M.Ananta Narayan Rao memorial Prize from TANUVAS for the best M.V.Sc student in Parasitology.
  • Dr. G. Nirmalan Trust Award, 2008 for the best research article published in 2007
  • First rank and Gold medal for PhD from KVASU in 2015
  • Second Best Oral Presentation award by Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology at the 25th National Congress of Veterinary Parasitology, 17th to 19th Feb 2016 at Madras Veterinary College, Chennai
  • Best poster presentation (Second Prize) in National Seminar on “Role of Veterinary Profession in Sustainable Development to Improve livelihoods food security and safety”, 28th April,2018.
  • Best Oral Presentation award in 10th Kerala Veterinary Science Congress, organized by Indian Veterinary Association ,at Kannur, 10-11th November,2018.
  • Second Best Poster Presentation award by Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology at the 28th National Congress of Veterinary Parasitology, at College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Tirupati, 28th to 30th Jan 2019.
  • Second Best Oral Presentation award by Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology at the 29th National Congress of Veterinary Parasitology, 5th to 7th Feb 2020 at College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Jabalpur
  • Second Best Poster Presentation award by Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology at the 29th National Congress of Veterinary Parasitology, 5th to 7th Feb 2020 at College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Jabalpur
  • Best Paper Award (First Prize) on Parasitic Zoonosis in the International webinar on “Human-Animal-Environment interface: Recent Approaches for Containing the Global Zoonotic Burden” 6th -8th July, 2020. Organised by Indian Veterinary Association at CVAS, Mannuthy, KVASU and AMST.

Trainings

  • Refresher course in “New insights in parasitic disease epidemiology and control” from 6-2-06 to 26- 2-06 at Veterinary College, Bangalore.
  • Orientation training from 24.10.07 to 20.11.07 at Academic Staff College, Calicut University, Kerala.
  • Training programme on “Winning Research Proposals in Agricultural Research “from 14.10.08 to 20.10.08 under NAIP at NAARM (National Academy of Agricultural Research Management), Hyderabad.
  • Management Development programme on Academic Leadership for Excellence from August 24-26,2011 at Indian Institute of Management,Kozhikode.
  • British council sponsored International Workshop “Companion Animal welfare :in clinical Training and Shelter Medicine” at College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Mannuthy during February 18-22, 2013.
  • In Silico genome and proteome Analysis” conducted by Department of Bioinformatics and ARIS cell at Madras Veterinary College,Chennai July 1-5,2013.
  • Training in SPSS at Department of Statistics,College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences,Mannuthy, September 6-7,2013.
  • ICAR sponsored winter school on ‘Bioinformatics and its emerging dimensions in Agriculture’ during January 12th - February 1st, 2015 at Bioinformatics Center,IT-BT complex,KAU,Vellanikkara
  • Hands on Training on “Basic Molecular Biology Techniques & Introduction to Bioinformatics” 17.07.2017-26.07.2017 at School of Applied Animal Production and Biotechnology, CVAS,Mannuthy.
  • ICAR sponsored short course on “An update of molecular and advanced approaches for diagnosis of parasitic diseases in animals” 2-11th January,2019 at ICAR-National Institute of Veterinary Epidemiology and Disease Informatics, Bengaluru
  • Training on “Introduction to Proteomics” an NPTEL-AICTE Faculty development programme for one week conducted by IIT, Mumbai (8 week online course: Aug-Oct,2019).
  • One week Faculty Development Programme “ Statistical Analysis using SPSS” Conducted by Manomaniam Sundaranar University, Tamilnadu (Under MHRD, Govt of India), 5.8.20 to 11.8.2020 in Online mode
  • Online training (11 days) on “Advance diagnostic Approaches: A preparation to combat new challenges of Veterinary Science. Organised by Nanaji Desmukh Veterinary University, Jabalpur. 19th -31st October,2020
  • 11 day online training on “Advances in diagnosis and management of ailments in pet animals” , College of Veterinary Science and AH, Mhow from 25.01.2021 to 04.02.2021
  • Four day online training “Climate smart dairying in the context of global warming”,CAADECS,KVASU &MANAGE,Hyderabad 4-7th May,2021
  • One week Faculty development programme on “Best Practices for Online Teaching: Classrooms, Courseware and Tools” organized by Kerala State Higher Education Council from 8th to 14th July, 2021.

Publications

Total Publications in peer reviewed journals: 85

  • Amrutha Anand, Bindu Lakshmanan, Kajal TA, Siju Joseph and T.V. Aravindakshan.2021. Deltamethrin resistant alleles predominate in Rhipicephalus sanguineus sensu lato in South India. Experimental and Applied Acarology. 1-12.
  • Amrutha Anand, Bindu Lakshmanan, Siju Joseph, and T.V. Aravindakshan.2021. Genotyping of Deltamethrin resistance in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus population in Kerala, south India (2021). Acta Parasitologica. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11686-021-00378-4.
  • Anil Kumar, Ani Sreedhar, Lalitha Biswas, Sarga Prabhat, Parasmal Suresh, Anisha Asokan, Rita Tomy, Vivek Vinod, , Bindu Lakshmanan, Ajit Nambiar, Biswas Raja (2021). Candidatus Dirofilaria Hongkongensis Infections in Humans, Kerala, India, 2005-2020. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene. 1-4
  • Wahlang Lavivnia,BinduLakshmanan, Bosewell Anu, Jose Jain, Aravindakshan T.V. 2019. SYBR-green based real-time PCR assay for the detection of Ehrlichia canis in ticks. Journal of Veterinary Parasitology.33: 8-12.
  • Hitaishi V N, Bindu Lakshmanan, Gleeja V.L, H.Shameem Jain Jose and Lucy Sabu.2019. Molecular identification of caprine carriers of theileriosis in south India. Veterinarski Arhiv. 89(3): 367-378
  • Lavinia Wahlang, Bindu Lakshmanan, Naicy Thomas, Anu Bosewell, Jain Jose K, Sunanda C and Aravindakshan T.V. 2019. SYBR green based real time PCR detection of canine Babesia spp. in ixodid ticks infesting dogs in Kerala, south India. Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences.43:
  • Lavinia Wahlang, Bindu Lakshmanan, Naicy Thomas, Anu Bosewell, Jain Jose K, Sunanda C and Aravindakshan T.V. 2019. Comparative analysis of conventional and realtime PCR for detection of haemoparasites in dogs. Indian Journal of Biotechnology. 18:9-15.
  • Bindu Lakshmanan, K.Devada, Siju Joseph, V.L Gleeja, T.V Aravindakshan, K.Himachala and Surya Sankar.2018. Seroprevalence of bovine intestinal schistosomosis in different agro-ecological zones of south India using excretory–secretory antigen based ELISA. Veterinary Parasitology. 262: 51-55 ( Impact factor. 2.422, NAAS rating: 8.36, Elsevier).
  • Jain Jose K, Bindu Lakshmanan, Lavinia Wahlang, Syamala, K, Aravindakshan,T.V.2018. Molecular evidence of haemoparasites in ixodid ticks of dogs-first report in India. Veterinary Parasitology-Regional Studies and Reports.13:177-179 (Elsevier).
  • Bindu Lakshmanan, Jain Jose,K, Arun George, N.P Usha and K Devada. 2018. Molecular detection of Hepatozoon canis in dogs from Kerala. Journal of Parasitic Diseases.httpps://doi.org/10.1007/s12639-018-0998-7(Published online 23 April, 2018).
  • Jose Jain, Bindu Lakshmanan, Hitaishi V Nagaraj, Jose E Praveena, K. Syamala, and TV Aravindakshan.2018. Detection of Babesia canis vogeli, Babesia gibsoni and Ehrlichia canis by multiplex PCR in naturally infected dogs. Veterinarski Arhiv. 88(2): 215-224.(NAAS: 6.3. ISI impact factor: 0.286).
  • Najma Nazar, Bindu Lakshmanan and Jayawardhanan K. (2017) .Molecular characterization of human Dirofilaria isolates from Kerala. Indian Journal of Medical Research.146:528-533
  • Bindu Lakshmanan,K.Devada, Siju Joseph,T.V Aravindakshan and Lucy Sabu.2016. Copro-PCR based detection of bovine schistosome infection in India. Journal of Helminthology.90:102-107 (doi:10.1017/S0022149X1400090X (Impact factor NAAS: 7.63, ISI:1.6).
  • Bindu Lakshmanan, K. Devada, Siju Joseph, M. B. Binu, Karthik Kuttan. 2016. Efficacy of Dot-ELISA using different antigens in detecting anti-schistosome antibodies among bovines in field conditions. Journal of Parasitic diseases.40:189-193 (NAAS 4.65)
  • Bindu Lakshmanan,K.Devada,Siju Joseph and R Radhika.2015.Immunoblot Analysis of Schistosoma spindale excretory-secretory antigens with sera from naturally infected bovines. Journal of Applied Animal Research 44(1) .210-214.
  • Lucy Sabu, Bindu Lakshmanan, K.Devada and P.Sundresh Kumar.2014. Occurrence of human Sparganosis in Kerala. Journal of Parasitic Diseases.DOI 10.10007/s12639-014-0421
  • R.Ravindran, B.Lakshmanan, C.Ravishankar and H.Subramanian. 2008. Prevalence of Linguatula serrata in domestic ruminants in South India. Southeast Asian Journal Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 39(5):808-812.
  • R.Ravindran, B.Lakshmanan, C.Ravishankar and H.Subramanian. 2007. Visceral Schistosomiasis among ruminants slaughtered in Wayanad, South India. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health.38(6):1008-1010 – Research Note
  • Bindu Lakshmanan, Lalitha John, Gomathinayagam,S and Dhinkarraj,G. 2007.Early Diagnosis of canine ehrichiosisis by Hot start PCR . Journal of Applied Animal Research. 31:11-12 .
  • Bindu Lakshmanan, Lalitha John, Gomathinayagam, S and Dhinkarraj,G. 2007. Specific Amplification of E.canis DNA from naturally infected dogs in India Veterinarski Arhiv 77 (4):307-312

OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Edited two text books published by NIPA and CRC press; contributed 12 chapters in text books
  • Guided 6 doctoral research and 20 master’s research programmes as major and minor advisor
  • Principal investigator of two external aided and six State plan funded projects, and Co Principal investigator of five external aided projects
  • Course director and co ordinator of trainings for farmers, veterinary surgeons and faculty
  • Handled 30 classes for farmers on parasite control and published 27 popular articles in farm magazines
  • Resource person for several trainings in parasite diagnosis and control for veterinary practitioners in Animal Husbandry Department and on “Basic Molecular Biology Techniques & Bioinformatics tools for Advanced Life Science Research” of School of Applied Animal Production and Biotechnology
  • Undertaken organizational responsibilities as Academic Officer, Assistant warden of hostel, Assistant nodal officer of Green Protocol, officer in charge of documentation cell of CVAS, Mannuthy, Member of documentation committee of Chancellors Award ICAR accreditation, member of organizing committee of National seminars and convocation of KVASU
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Indian Veterinary Association, during 2020
  • Editorial Board Member of Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (KVASU) and Managing Editor of Journal of Veterinary Parasitology (IAAVP)
     

 


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